Thursday, 21 September 2017

A view of Ramsgate westcliff taken from around the harbour end of York Street in the 1800s, some thoughts on gold watercolour paint

I would think this picture of Ramsgate was taken in about 1870
One now and two around 1900
I have been off out and about playing with gold watercolour paint 

the sign is written on in Schmincke watercolour which i bought in Canterbury today, it definitely looks gold rather than yellowy brown and the paint behaves lime other watercolour paint and not like acrylic.

A fair amount of local history and travel books went out in the bookshop yesterday this is the link to the photos of them

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